Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/16/18 Glissade

Glissade (noun, verb)
glissade [gli-sahd, -seyd]


noun
1. a skillful glide over snow or ice in descending a mountain, as on skis or a toboggan.
2. Dance. a sliding or gliding step.

verb (used without object), glissaded, glissading.
3. to perform a glissade.

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Origin: 1830-40; < French, equivalent to gliss(er) to slip, slide + -ade -ade

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